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Scholarly Communications Project Assistant
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M.S.L.I.S., Simmons College
B.A., Philosophy, Smith College
Certificate, Book Studies, Smith College
Jessica assists with the Faculty and Student Scholarship Access and Preservation project in the Smith College Libraries. She provides outreach, acquisition, dissemination and metadata activities for Smith ScholarWorks, our institutional repository: a showcase and archive for scholarship and research materials created by Smith faculty, students, and staff. Jessica is an enthusiastic advocate for the larger ScholarWorks' mission, helping scholarly communities flourish through open access, quick discovery, and wide dissemination of scholarly and creative content.
Ryan, Jessica. "Breaking Through the Word Barrier: how nomenclatures can work as comprehension inhibitors.” Presentation at the New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) Annual Spring Conference, April 5, 2019.
Ryan, Jessica. “Breaking Through the Word Barrier: version’s rights.” Presentation at the Northeast Institutional Repository Day (NIRD) 2019, June 18, 2019
Slis.simmons.edu. (2018). Conscientious Objectors Digital Library. [online] Available at: https://slis.simmons.edu/conscientiousobjectors/. Project Manager for Conscience Objectors Digital Library.
Ryan, J. (2017). SPARQL a Primer. [online] YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvZ1fLA8a68. part one of a SPARQL tutorial.
MLA International Bibliography Fellow, The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing: SHARP19 planning committee